Athabasca University

Governance, Law, and Management

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Program Information

School:Athabasca University
Faculty:Humanities and Social Sciences
Degree:Bachelor; Distance
Field of Study:Public Administration
Description:The BPA-GLM is a public administration degree-completion program designed for students who wish to pursue careers in the public or non-profit/not-for-profit sectors. The program brings together your real world experience in public administration and management with university theory and research. Because of its inclusion of justice as an elective stream, this degree is also a good choice for those students who wish to apply to law school upon graduation.

This degree is grounded in both the arts and sciences and in your professional practice. We bring to you the wider context, such as relevant theories and historical, political, sociological, psychological, economic, public administration and/or management knowledge and issues.
URL:Governance, Law, and Management at Athabasca University
Course Based:Yes
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $6,670
National: $7,940
Careers:Administrative OfficersProject ManagersCourt Officers and Justices of the PeaceSee More...

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60
Additional Admission Requirements:
    If you do not possess a diploma, consider enrolling in our University Certificate in Public Administration. Alternatively, your work experience might allow you to enter the program through Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR). You may find that a combination of the certificate and PLAR will give you entrance – consult with our PLAR advisors or our program advisors.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on June 30, 2016